Adjective "Bandied" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Bandied


    Definition:

    1. to pass from one to another or back and forth; give and take; trade; exchange: to bandy blows; to bandy words.

    2. to throw or strike to and fro or from side to side, as a ball in tennis.

    3. to circulate freely: to bandy gossip. adjective

    4. (of legs) having a bend or crook outward; bowed: a new method for correcting bandy legs. noun, plural bandies.

    5. an early form of tennis.

    6. Chiefly British. (formerly) hockey or shinny.

    7. Obsolet

    Origin:
    bandy

    Examples:

    "talks can be bandied."

    "explanations can be bandied."

    "backs can be bandied."